INSPIRATION FOR OUR FIRST HOME

INSPIRATION FOR OUR FIRST HOME

WE GOT A HOUSE! And by that I mean Eric’s parents inherited it and are generously letting us slowly buy it off them since it’s basically impossible for millennials in Southern California to actually buy a house and renovate the whole thing in one go. Probably? I’m guessing? Am I right or am I right? I’m starting this project the way I start any creative project ever – with a moodboard of course!

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NEW YEAR LIFE UPDATE

NEW YEAR LIFE UPDATE

In case you missed it, our family purchased a second condo in Big Bear last summer with the intention of turning it into a rental property to list on Airbnb. We had family visiting from Poland at the time, so we didn’t officially start any work on the place until they left in August. Our original goal was to have it done and ready to rent by Thanksgiving (actually dying over the optimism we had back then, lol, so naive). When that didn’t happen, we promised we’d have it good to go by Christmas. And here we are, mid-January, nowhere close to ready. My dad swears it’ll be done by the end of the month. That’s adorable. 🙄

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INSPIRATION FOR THE NEW CONDO

INSPIRATION FOR THE NEW CONDO

Today I’m sharing some of the Pinterest finds I'm gravitating towards right now for condo #2. Of course, foundational and structural things, not to mention budget constraints and square footage, are 100% going to come into play here, but I still can't help but fawn over the perfectly styled Pinterest-worthy homes spamming my "Dream Home" board right now. 

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THE MOTHER OF ALL GIFT GUIDES

THE MOTHER OF ALL GIFT GUIDES

Does everybody remember that meme that said "when your mom deserves the world, but all you can afford is a candle"? I seriously thought that was the funniest (or depressing?), most accurate thing ever when I first saw that. I'm hoping that as we've all entered adulthood maybe that's changed?? It certainly has for me and I'm so excited to actually treat my mama right this Mother's Day, because Monika truly deserves it all <3

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